Dynamic developments at FirstCape (Pty) Ltd

Monday, 4 October, 2004
Brand Phoenix
FirstCape, the fastest growing South African brand in the UK market has added two new, key members to its South African team in Somerset West, Cape Town.

Kobus van der Vywer has been appointed to FirstCape Vineyards (Pty) Ltd, as Executive Director, heading up Finance, Operations and Administration and the highly respected, Newald Marais (ex Nederburg chief winemaker), will be consultant to the FirstCape winemaking team.

Bevan Newton Johnson, (Managing Director for his family's premium wines, Newton Johnson wines) is  Managing Director of FirstCape Ltd and is supported in the Somerset West based office by Charmaine Alger (Export Manager), Astrid Krumm (Production Manager), and Cathy Gilmer (Office Administrator).  

Distributed and marketed in the UK by BrandPhoenix Ltd and produced by Piet le Roux and Gordon Newton Johnson, the brand prides itself on being a driving force for Pinotage by having Pinotage as a key component of its red wines.  

Further information:

Catherine Monahan
Brand Phoenix
Email:  cmonahan@brandphoenix.co.uk